Beware of Blondes (1928)

Melodrama | 1 July 1928

Director:

George B. Seitz

Producer:

Harry Cohn

Cinematographer:

Joe Walker

Editor:

James McKay

Production Designer:

Joseph C. Wright

Production Company:

Columbia Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 15 May ... More Less

According to a studio directory in the 26 May 1928 Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World, production began 15 May 1928. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Herald and Moving Picture World
26 May 1928
p. 102.
Film Daily
26 Aug 1928.
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New York Times
21 Aug 1928
p. 27.
Variety
22 Aug 1928
p. 16.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
Prod
WRITERS
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 July 1928
Production Date:
began 15 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 August 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25532
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,649
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jeffrey Black, a clerk in a jewelry store, prevents a robbery there and, as a reward, is given a vacation in Honolulu, provided that he transport a valuable emerald to the Islands. On the boat, he meets Mary, a blonde, and having been warned against a thief called Blonde Mary, he regards her every action with suspicion while simultaneously falling in love with her. Mary, who is in reality a detective, sees that the emerald arrives safely at its destination and brings the real Blonde Mary and a thief named Harry to ... +


Jeffrey Black, a clerk in a jewelry store, prevents a robbery there and, as a reward, is given a vacation in Honolulu, provided that he transport a valuable emerald to the Islands. On the boat, he meets Mary, a blonde, and having been warned against a thief called Blonde Mary, he regards her every action with suspicion while simultaneously falling in love with her. Mary, who is in reality a detective, sees that the emerald arrives safely at its destination and brings the real Blonde Mary and a thief named Harry to justice. +

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